A broken femur. A partially torn hip labrum. Twelve weeks of no running. Six weeks of physical therapy. And six pounds gained. I have finally, FINALLY been cleared to resume training.
I am so happy!!!
I am allowed to return to training with a few caveats. No more than five days of running each week. Keep up with all my strength routines. Do not build speed and mileage at the same time. BE CAREFUL!
Monday it all starts. I have five weeks until a race I'd like to focus on. Will I be back to where I was? Absolutely not, but hopefully enough that I can be happy about my race and experience.